Description – Introduction to Genealogical Research, using free Library Subscription to Ancestry.com. Sample research focus will be on Samuel Eastburn, prominent historical figure in Solebury. Attendees will get assistance in starting their own family trees.
Presenter – Wendy Appleton, STHS
Place – The Free Library of New Hope and Solebury
Dates – Three Saturdays: March 9, March 16, March 23
Time – 10am, 1 to 1 1/2 hours
Notes – Attendees may wish to bring a USB thumb to store documents provided/discovered during the workshop, or money to purchase printed copies of documents from the Library. Free copies of documents can be emailed to attendees.
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Tag Archives: Quakers
Names of interviewees: Gerard and Ranulph Bye, Margaret Bye Richie, and Tom Richie Date of birth: about 1910 to 1920 Interviewer: Barbara Bye Interview date: 1990 Interview location: Byecroft Farm Interview length: 1 hour 14 minutes Time span discussed: 1919 … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: Edwin (Ned) Harrington Date of birth/age at interview: April 12, 1920/85 Interviewer: Rhonda Heffern Interview date: Feb. 4, 2005 Interview location: Carversville Christian Church Interview length: 54 minutes Time span discussed: 1930s to 2005 Summary: Ned gives … Continue reading
Host: Robert. L. Green Topics/featured residents: Bucks County, Lumberville, Carversville, New Hope/Charles Hargens, Raymond Granville Barger, Tom Tinsman, George Nakashima, William Smith, David Burpee, James Hayden Smith, Pat and Richard Whitman, Marjorie Content Toomer, Mary and Patrick Fowles, and the … Continue reading
Interviewees: Nora Lathrop Grimison and Jill Lathrop Karhumaa Date of birth/age at interview: Nora: 1931/82, Jill: 1934/79 Interviewer: Pamela J. Blake Interview date: June 20, 2013 Interview location: Lathrop family home in Phillips Mill Interview length: 1 hour, 7 minutes … Continue reading
Interviewee: Emma Fell Tinsman Date of birth/age at interview: June 13, 1876/99 Interviewer: Linda Ricker Interview date: estimated 1975 Interview location: unknown Interview length: 58 minutes Time span discussed: 1880s – 1890s Summary: Emma talks at length on farm life, … Continue reading
Interviewee: Jane Paxson Parry Maule Little Date of birth/age at interview: July 11, 1899/84 Interviewer: Joe Mikita Interview date: November 28, 1983 Interview location: unknown Interview length: 22 minutes Time span discussed: post—Civil War to the 1930s Summary: Jean, as … Continue reading
Interviewee: Rachel Latta Franck Date of birth/age at interview: 1892/92 Interviewer: Rita Durrant Interview date: August 15, 1984 Interview location: Franck home on Sugan Road, Solebury, PA Time span discussed: 1920s to 1984 Summary: Rachel’s very good memory touches on her … Continue reading
Interviewee: Ranulph Bye Date of birth/age at interview: June 17, 1916/69 Interviewer: Rita Durrant Interview date: January 26, 1986 Interview location: Bye home in Holicong Interview length: 1 hour Time span discussed: 1920s to 1980s Summary: This recording is not … Continue reading
Interviewee: James Magill Date of birth/age at interview: 1912/74 Interviewer: Rita Durrant Interview date: January 27, 1986 Interview location: Magill home or office in New Hope Interview length: 43 minutes Time span discussed: 1915 to 1986 Summary: The interview covers Jim’s … Continue reading
Speaker: Rhoda Renschler Occasion: speech to the Solebury Farmers Club Speech date: March 4, 2006 Speech location: Solebury Friends Meeting House conference room Speech length: 47 minutes Time span discussed: 1806 to late 1800s Summary: Rhoda Renschler is a life-long Quaker and … Continue reading